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Asean scholar stirs up controversy over sex blog

Published on Oct 16, 2012 6:00 AM
 
A National University of Singapore (NUS) law scholarship holder from Malaysia has stirred up controversy for posting sexually explicit photographs and videos of his girlfriend and himself on his blog. -- PHOTO: INTERNET SCREENGRAB

A National University of Singapore (NUS) law scholarship holder from Malaysia has stirred up controversy for posting sexually explicit photographs and videos of his girlfriend and himself on his blog.

Mr Alvin Tan Jye Yee, 24, who is in Malaysia now, may be doing this to gain attention but lawyers said he may get more than he bargained for.

Mr Bryan Tan of Keystone Law Corp said that if the blog owner enters Singapore, he could be prosecuted for breaching the Films Act for his obscene videos, even if he is not Singaporean and the videos may not have been shot here.

He added that if he is a student here, he may have broken school rules. NUS' code of student conduct states behaviour that is "offensive should not be a feature of our students".

 
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